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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Real Daiquiris

Real Daiquiris

“Before there were blenders and slushy machines and bitsy paper umbrellas, there was the traditional daiquiri, simple and sophisticated and…
Summer Rum Drinks

Summer Rum Drinks

A recent cocktail competition at New York’s Flatiron Grill results in several nice summer rum drink creations.  Here are two…
Celebrate Sailor Jerry

Celebrate Sailor Jerry

Before the rum, clothing line and art exhibits, there was Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, the tattoo artist. He died on…
Malibu Design

Malibu Design

Malibu releases 2 limited edition bottles by Happy Mess design studio.  Availability will be through clubs and bars starting in…
Barbados Rum Doing Well

Barbados Rum Doing Well

Caribbean Net News – “The local rum industry continues to reap significant dividends for Barbados, by recording more than $458…
Koloa Expands Reach

Koloa Expands Reach

Fresh off a gold medal win at the Rum XP Tasting Competition in Miami, Koloa Rum promises to expand their…
Love For The Scarlet Ibis

Love For The Scarlet Ibis

Equal parts rum review, bar critique and poetic ramble, Uncommon Caribbean.com waxes about The Scarlet Ibis Rum and the New…
Hukilau 2010

Hukilau 2010

Join tiki fanatics from around the world this coming weekend in Ft. Lauderdale, FL for the 9th annual Hukilau, a…
People Profile: Rum Shop Ryan

People Profile: Rum Shop Ryan

My brother in rum, Ryan VanDenabeele (AKA Rum Shop Ryan,) sits down with us to sip spirits and tell his…
Rum Howler @ 100

Rum Howler @ 100

Chip Dykstra hits a milestone over at The Rum Howler Blog; he posts his 100th review.  Tune in to see what…